Nov. 17, 2015 (Volunteer Recognition Awards Dinner)

Congratulations -- and THANKS -- to this year's 28 award recipirnts

Updated Wednesday September 27, 2017 by Kitchener Sports Association.



PHOTO: Laurel Creek Track Club Volunteer Award (L-R) Presenter Bruce Glebe, Stephen Karley (award recipient) and KSA President Bill Pegg (KSA Volunteer Recognition Dinner, Nov. 17, 2015)




Tuesday, November 17, 2015

At the Edelweiss Sports Bar

KSA's 27th annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner

This year, 28 local minor sports group took advantage of the opportunity to have one of their "key" volunteers publicly recognized. Each award recipient was treated to dinner, received a commemorative plaque and gathered memories to last a lifetime! 

KSA Volunteer Recognition Award Recipients 2015

 Kelly Schmidtke (KW Sertoma Speed Skating)
Rosie Albrechtas (KW Diving)
 Erin McAulay (KW Minor Boys Softball)
Janet Greener (Waterloo Region Track 3 Ski School)
Jack Gough ((Waterloo Ringette)
Catrine Klein (KW Synchronized Swim Club)
Joanne Kuntz (KW Skating)
Donal Crooke (Special Olympics KW)
Sheri Cartwright (KW Youth Basketball)
Rachel Thompson (SkateABLE)
Gail & Mike MacKenzie (Stanley Park Optimist Ball)
Karen Smart (KW Minor Lacrosse)
Kelly Hearty (Waterloo Minor Girls Softball)
Crystal Harte (KW Predators Volleyball)
Shelley Gaudreau (Kitchener Ringette)
Stephen Karley (Laurel Creek Track)
Del Plummer (Waterloo Regional Boxing Academy)
Rick Cadilha (Kitchener Sports Association)
Robin Cumming (Waterrloo Minor Hockey)
Pat Zister (Kitchener Minor Hockey)
Michael Simpson (Sports for Special Athletes)
David Mintz (Kitchener Rangers)
Steve Brooks (Waterloo Regional Synchronized Swimming)
Mark Harrison (Kitchener Minor Baseball)
Brendan Conway (Twin Cities Minor Tackle Football)
Trina Fauteux (Region of Waterloo Swim Club)
David Paddock (Waterloo Region Nordic Sports)
Margaret Brush (KW Gymnastics). 



These are photos of the event, including the presentations to each group's recipient. Click on appropriate link to reveal caption, enlarge photo and/or control the slideshow. (Adobe FlashPlayer is required.) 

                Alternate link to photos of the 2015 Volunteer Recognition Dinner.

KSA Fee-assistance cheques -
The proceedings also featured cheque presentations to Kitchener Minor Baseball, KW Boys Softball, Stanley Park Optimist Ball, Sports for Special Athletes, the Waterloo Regional Boxing Academy and Pride Stables in support of their fee-assistance programs. We're collaborating with local sports groups to ensure everyone gets to play!

Don Cameron -
Don Cameron was not only the MC for this special evening, but also the evening's featured guest. Don shared some personal highlights of his broadcasting career as the "Voice of the Kitchener Rangers." At the conclusion of the evening, Kitchener Mayor Berry Vrbanovic honoured Don with a recognition plaque from the City of Kitchener on behalf of Council and the citizens of Kitchener.

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